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Christine Gelineau

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Christine Gelineau -- Poet, Essayist. 

Christine Gelineau is a poet and essayist and the author of Appetite for The Divine (Ashland Poetry Press, 2010) and Remorseless Loyalty (Ashland Poetry Press, 2006), which was awarded the Richard Snyder Memorial Prize, and which was subsequently nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Award.  Gelineau’s other books include two chapbooks of poetry, as well as the anthology French Connections: A Gathering of Franco-American Poets (Louisiana Literature Press, 2007).  Gelineau’s poetry, essays and reviews have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including: Prairie Schooner, New York Quarterly, Connecticut Review, New Letters, The Iron Horse Review, Green Mountains Review, Georgia Review, Paterson Literary Review and others.  Her poem “Sockanosett” won a Pushcart Prize in 2013 and her essay “Foal Watch” is cited as a “Notable Essay” in the 2004 Best American Essays while her essay “Cops” was the runner-up in the 2009 Florida Review Editors’ Award in Creative Nonfiction. Gelineau lives on a farm in upstate New York.


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